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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Kelvin Richards and his crew arrived in Honolulu armed with research data that might help improve El Nino computer modeling.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Aboard the Falkor, Andrew Cookson, front, and Glenn Carter work on their vertical microstructure profiler, which measures water turbulence.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Jason Garwood, left, Brandon D’Andrea, Todor Gerasimov and Julianna Diehl were among the crew aboard the Falkor. They left Majuro, Marshall Islands, in late July and completed an 11-day time series at the equator near the international date line.